Georgia state rep. nominated as ambassador to Dominican Republic

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ATLANTA — The “dean” of the Georgia House may soon be taking up a new post, after he was nominated by President Joe Biden to be the new ambassador to the Dominican Republic. State Rep. Calvin Smyre, a Columbus Democrat, was announced Wednesday as the nominee.  The state representative would be taking on his new job after nearly half a century of service in …